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Albania Earthquake Followed By Hundreds Of Aftershocks - Albania

Albania Earthquake Followed By Hundreds Of Aftershocks - Albania

Albania and a 5.8 magnitude natural disaster shook parts of this impoverished Balkan nation. Albania's defence ministry said it was the "strongest quake in the country in the last 20 to 30 years"...

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Powerful typhoon triggers blackout in southern Japan

Powerful typhoon triggers blackout in southern Japan

Rugby World Cup organisers were on Saturday monitoring an approaching tropical storm that will strengthen into a typhoon and could brush Japan's southernmost main island over the weekend but they said...

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Hand on heart: Hong Kongers sing protest anthem in Yuen Long mall

Hand on heart: Hong Kongers sing protest anthem in Yuen Long mall

Police closed Kowloon station, also on the Airport Express route, where about 400 protesters had gathered, shouting abuse and vandalizing property. The airport - the world's eighth busiest - has cha...

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Google doodle honours Junko Tabei, the first woman to scale Mount Everest

Google doodle honours Junko Tabei, the first woman to scale Mount Everest

Google on Sunday honoured Junko Tabei , the first Japanese woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest , on her 80th birthday with a cool animated doodle. She scaled the Mt. Everest on May 16, 1975, ...

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UK's Labour Party holds annual conference

UK's Labour Party holds annual conference

The Labour leader said one of the deputies should be a woman to reflect the "diversity within our society". Clive Lewis, a shadow Treasury minister and supporter of Corbyn, said the leadership had...

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Antonio Brown to file grievance to collect nearly $10 million from Patriots

Antonio Brown to file grievance to collect nearly $10 million from Patriots

Brown's release from the team coincided with a report in Sports Illustrated that another woman accused Brown of sexual harassment while she working at his home. During the offseason, Kraft was p...

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Thomas Cook: How a tee-total cabinet-maker built a travel empire

Thomas Cook: How a tee-total cabinet-maker built a travel empire

Williams said the hotel had switched the WiFi off and a coach had arrived at 8.20pm to take guests to the airport but the hotel would not permit them to collect passengers. The government and the avia...

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Twitter Suspends Thousands of Accounts For Spreading Fake News Across Globe

Twitter Suspends Thousands of Accounts For Spreading Fake News Across Globe

After blocking numerous fake accounts of the Indian Army, Twitter started clamping down on accounts that spread fake news . Six Twitter accounts that have been linked to the Saudi regime were a...

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Stay out of Gulf, warns Iranian President

Rouhani said the presence of foreign forces in the region would create insecurity for oil and shipping. Following the attacks , the United States announced on Friday that it was sending reinforceme...

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Austria: Lawmakers Reject EU-Mercosur Trade Deal

Austria: Lawmakers Reject EU-Mercosur Trade Deal

The trade agreement reached last June after nearly a decade of negotiations was already put into doubt due to concerns over fires in the Amazon rainforest and the politics of Brazilian President Jair ...

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Several ways to vote in the Federal Election

Several ways to vote in the Federal Election

Now, perhaps you only recently became a citizen, or maybe you've lived here all your life and you're finally old enough to vote. Democracy services' Marguerite Delbet said Aucklanders would be abl...

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Quinn Industrial Holdings director hospitalised following abduction and vicious assault

Quinn Industrial Holdings director hospitalised following abduction and vicious assault

He said Mr Lunney is a hardworking family man who is entitled to go about his life without dealing with intimidation and violence. 'They drove for a period of time to an unknown location whereupon h...

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Trade talks stall as China cancels U.S. farm visits

As part of a deal, China wants the USA to roll back the tariffs that it imposed and lift restrictions on American companies doing business with Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant. After last...

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Britain, EU agree to continue Brexit talks - Brussels

Britain, EU agree to continue Brexit talks - Brussels

The backstop is an insurance policy to keep the 500-km (300-mile) border between Ireland, which will remain in the European Union, and the British province of Northern Ireland open after Brexit. If th...

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China: FedEx pilot suspected of 'smuggling weapons'

China: FedEx pilot suspected of 'smuggling weapons'

FedEx said this week that its business outlook for the year has darkened dramatically amid the U.S. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters Friday that customs officials in the...

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Climate emergency 'a new danger' to peace, United Nations chief tells youth activists

Climate emergency 'a new danger' to peace, United Nations chief tells youth activists

He said the idea is to come out of the summit, not with all problems solved "but with enhanced momentum". "There must be worldwide coordination and transformational change to limit global warming". Pr...

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Pakistan dialogue 'absolute essential element' for resolving Kashmir issue: United Nations chief

Pakistan dialogue 'absolute essential element' for resolving Kashmir issue: United Nations chief

Responding to a question during a press conference marking the start of the General Assembly's 74th session, he said he would continue to advocate for the peaceful settlement of the decades-old Kashmi...

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Hurricane Lorena races north after skirting Mexico's ritzy Los Cabos

Hurricane Lorena races north after skirting Mexico's ritzy Los Cabos

Dozens of people have entered temporary shelters in Cabo San Lucas, according to local civil protection authorities who warned residents to retreat from coastal areas as the rain began falling. Colima...

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Ousted Tunisian ex-president Ben Ali dies in exile aged 83

Ousted Tunisian ex-president Ben Ali dies in exile aged 83

Eight years on from the real uprising, life is still tough in those areas, with unemployment higher than in 2010 and public services seeming to have deteriorated. Ben Ali was ousted in January 2011 in...

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Twist in pregnant mum hacking murder

Twist in pregnant mum hacking murder

Karen - who was a locum teacher at Underberg Primary School - had been about three months pregnant and celebrated her birthday on Monday. "She said she had been told there was a party at the chalet ...

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Trump hosts Australian prime minister for White House state dinner

Trump hosts Australian prime minister for White House state dinner

The ceremony included US Marine band performances of the national anthem of both countries and a 19-gun salute and inspection of troops. He also said the Rose Garden state dinner "will be quite some...

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Justin Trudeau: Canada PM seeks to put blackface scandal behind him

Justin Trudeau: Canada PM seeks to put blackface scandal behind him

On Wednesday, a photo from the early 1990s surfaced of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in brownface makeup at an Arabian Nights-themed costume party at a private high school in British Columbia where ...

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First Lady Melania Trump participates in reopening of the Washington Monument

First Lady Melania Trump participates in reopening of the Washington Monument

Trump also made a ceremonial "first ride" to the top where she met with local students as the first public visitors to the newly reopened monument. A 2011 quake had left cracks in the stones around to...

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Biden decries reports about Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s president

Biden decries reports about Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s president

But why was President Donald Trump so interested in Hunter Biden? "A US president, now, is using taxpayer money to pressure a foreign government to smear his political opponent", the firebrand...

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Battered Justin Trudeau gets brief reprieve amid Canada blackface scandal

Battered Justin Trudeau gets brief reprieve amid Canada blackface scandal

What more will it take after the Aga Khan vacation scandal, the Lavscam scandal and the Mark Norman prosecution scandal - plus the findings of two ethics commissioners that he violated federal conflic...

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Two members of Cuba's UN mission ordered to leave US

Two members of Cuba's UN mission ordered to leave US

Earlier in the day, the U.S. State Department required the imminent departure of the two diplomats who are members of Cuba's Permanent Mission to the UN, accusing them of having "attempts to conduct ...

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Joe Kennedy III Launches Primary Campaign for US Senate Seat in MA

Joe Kennedy III Launches Primary Campaign for US Senate Seat in MA

Kennedy and great-nephew of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Ted Kennedy , who represented MA in the Senate for nearly 47 years until his death in 2009. "I think the real question is, whether it...

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Guelph gets loud about the Global Climate Strike (13 Photos)

Guelph gets loud about the Global Climate Strike (13 Photos)

Besides Thunberg, speaker include Vic Barrett, a 20-year-old plaintiff in the climate lawsuit Juliana vs U.S., Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a 19-year-old climate Activist and Youth Director of the advocacy...

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Trump says he hosted Otto Warmbier's parents last weekend

Trump says he hosted Otto Warmbier's parents last weekend

In a clear sign that North Korea sees nothing worth celebrating, the state media and propaganda websites had not made a single mention of the anniversary as of Wednesday evening, a day before the anni...

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Over 100 yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris on Saturday

Paris - French police used tear gas in Paris on Saturday to disperse anti-government demonstrators who are trying to revive the yellow vest movement in protest at perceived economic injustice and...

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Trump Dismisses Controversy Surrounding ‘Highly Partisan’ Whistleblower Complaint

Trump Dismisses Controversy Surrounding ‘Highly Partisan’ Whistleblower Complaint

Schiff did not divulge the subject of the complaint, but said the committee "places the highest importance on the protection of whistleblowers and their complaints to Congress". He is expected to test...

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Deputies say South Carolina shooting leaves 2 dead, 8 hurt

Deputies say South Carolina shooting leaves 2 dead, 8 hurt

The sheriff said authorities believe the apparent shooter had been having a disagreement for some months with one of the men who was fatally shot. "I don't think most of these people were intended v...

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Michelle Carter Denied Parole

Michelle Carter Denied Parole

Carter has served around half her sentence, but a MA state parole board rejected her application to be set free this week. U.S. woman Michelle Carter , who is now serving a fifteen-month sentence f...

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No-deal Brexit to be catastrophic: EU's Juncker

No-deal Brexit to be catastrophic: EU's Juncker

Mr Barclay and Mr Barnier discussed three papers submitted by London with ideas on replacing the backstop provisions in the Brexit deal struck previous year but rejected by British MPs. Mr. Major ...

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Millions around the world rally for climate action

Millions around the world rally for climate action

A glance at the 3700 strikes around the world registered with Fridays For Future . Similar protests, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg , were planned in some 150 countries ye...

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